On Tue, Sep 14, 2004 at 07:49:45AM -0700, Clint Byrum spake thusly:Hans Reiser has stated that this is because each filesystem has a lock on it, so while writing to, say, /home/cvs, anybody else who wants to write to /home/cvs will have to wait. We have a CVS server where the
That's odd given that each hard drive can only physically write to one
place on the disk at a time anyhow due to head movement and that the
kernel caches the writes and lays them back out on the disk with some sort
of elevator algorithm.